Lyon, Phyllis

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Name
Lyon, Phyllis Gender: F
Phyllis Lyon
born on 10 November 1924 at 09:38 (= 09:38 AM )
Place Tulsa OK, USA, 36n09, 95w59
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 17°59' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 08°12 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 20°41'



Biography

American author and lesbian activist, she and Del Martin founded Daughters of Bilitis in 1955, the first activist group in the US fighting for rights for lLesbians. She and Martin had met in 1950 while Lyon was working as a reporter. The women moved in together in 1953 and through Daughters of Bilitis and other organizations, they continued to fight for lesbian rights. They were key members of NOW (National Organization for Women) as well as the Council of Religion and Homosexuals.

When California legalized gay marriage, Lyon and Martin married on June 16, 2008. Her beloved Del died on August 27, 2008.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • spouse relationship with Martin, Del (born 5 May 1921)

Events

  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1972 (Co-wrote "Lesbian/Woman" with Del Martin)
  • Relationship : Begin significant relationship 1950 (With Del Martin)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1955 (Established Daughters of Bilitis with her partner)
  • Relationship : Marriage 16 June 2008 (To Del Martin)
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Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes her/birth certificate; returned info form in hand

Categories

  • Passions : Sexuality : Lesbian
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social (Lesbian activist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Lesbian/Woman and two other books)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Author)

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